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Now: tune in @WNYC  to hear Nobel-prize winning economist Esther Duflo talk about her work and new book “Good Economics for Hard Times.”

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Good Economics for Hard Times by Abhijit V Banerjee and Esther Duflo review – methodical deconstruction of fake facts

Esther Duflo'>Economist Esther Duflo made some surprising findings in Africa and India: 🍚 Food aid isn’t helping the poor 📚 The poorest kids don’t need more books ⏰ What children really need is more time Can her findings help eradicate global poverty?

Esther Duflo on winning the Nobel, poverty and the macho ‘locker room’ culture of economics'

Good Economics for Hard Times by Abhijit V Banerjee and Esther Duflo review – methodical deconstruction of fake facts

"Economists are the experts that are the least trusted" Nobel economics prize winner Esther Duflo finds it depressing that economists are not trusted enough to deal with complex policy challenges like inequality and climate change.

"It's not intentionally sexist, but it has become sexist." Nobel Prize winner Esther Duflo talks to @russ_lynch  about the macho "locker room" culture of economics

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‘Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems’, by Nobel winners Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo is a great and very accessible read: recommended! Final sentence: ‘Economics is too important to be left to economists’😃 (p 326)

In a new interview, @BBCRadio4  speaks with one of the 2019 #NobelPrize  winners Esther Duflo to discuss her life's research into alleviating global poverty

‘Widespread misconception food bank users are spongers,’ says Nobel laureate economist Esther Duflo. ‘We need to rethink about how do we want to organize our societies to help everyone with the shocks that are going to come’

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BREAKING NEWS: The 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.” #NobelPrize 

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Congrats to Esther Duflo, Abhijit Banerjee, and Michael Kremer for winning this year’s @NobelPrize  in economics. I’ve learned a lot from their pioneering work to better understand the complexities of the lives of the world’s poorest people.

2019 Economic Sciences Laureate Esther Duflo, born in 1972, is the second woman and the youngest person to be awarded the Prize in Economic Sciences. #NobelFacts  #NobelPrize 

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"Showing that it is possible for a woman to succeed and be recognised for success I hope is going to inspire many, many other women to continue working and many other men to give them the respect they deserve." - Esther Duflo at today's press conference announcing her prize.

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I also congratulate Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for wining the prestigious Nobel.

Watch this TED talk from Esther Duflo – awarded the 2019 Prize in Economic Sciences – where she explains the experimental-based approach that is helping us fight poverty. #NobelPrize 

The fifth married couple that jointly have been awarded a Nobel Prize or Prize in Economic Sciences - Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee! This picture of them outside their home in Boston, USA, was taken after the announcement of the 2019 Prize in Economic Sciences. #NobelFacts 

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2019 Economic Sciences Laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, often with Michael Kremer, soon performed similar studies of other issues and in other countries, including India. Their experimental research methods now entirely dominate development economics. #NobelPrize 

MIT’s Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo have won the @NobelPrize  in #economics , “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.” Congratulations! They share the prize with Michael Kremer of Harvard.

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"We need to show younger people that economics is relevant to problems that they care about." We spoke to new laureate Esther Duflo soon after the announcement of her Prize in Economic Sciences. Listen to the telephone interview:

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